A required redesign of a component on the refueling boom of the Boeing KC-46A tanker will cost the U.S. Air Force another $55.5 million, the service has announced. The Air Force agreed to accept deliveries of KC-46 aircraft last January after a two-year impasse on the condition that Boeing correct two technical deficiencies. The Air Force agreed to pay for redesigning and installing a new telescope actuator for the KC-46 refueling boom, and Boeing agreed to finance the redesign and ...

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